Ben Sharma

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Hybrid Data Architectures: Unified Hadoop Data Management — From Ground-to-Cloud

Date: This event took place live on January 21 2016

Presented by: Ben Sharma

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

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Hosted By: Ben Lorica

Ben Lorica (O'Reilly Chief Data Scientist) and Ben Sharma (Zaloni CEO) discuss how an increasing number of organizations are embracing cloud to provide a more agile, flexible, cost-effective enterprise data management environment. Most are creating hybrid environments that couple cloud and on premise instances of data storage and compute. During this webcast they will look at the difference between deploying and building big data applications on premise, in the Cloud, or in a Cloud-to-ground hybrid architecture.

In particular we will address the pressures this puts on data governance and management and provide solutions for federating data management across hybrid environments.

During this webcast we will discuss a few key areas that will help ensure that you end up with a unified data lake and data management story. Takeaways will include:

  • Considerations regarding data acquisition and ingestion
  • How to address data governance and security considerations within hybrid architectures
  • An understanding of how Metadata management becomes increasingly important in this Cloud to Ground environment

About Ben Sharma, CEO & Co-Founder — Zaloni

Ben Sharma, is CEO and co-founder of Zaloni. He is a passionate technologist with experience in business development, solutions architecture, and service delivery of big data, analytics and enterprise infrastructure solutions. Having previously worked in management positions for NetApp, Fujitsu and others, Ben's expertise ranges from business development to production deployment in a wide array of technologies including Hadoop, HBase, databases, virtualization and storage. Ben is the co-author of Java in Telecommunications and holds two patents. He received his MS in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Dallas.

About Ben Lorica, Chief Data Scientist — O'Reilly Media

Ben Lorica is the Chief Data Scientist and Director of Content Strategy for Data at O'Reilly Media, Inc. He has applied Business Intelligence, Data Mining, Machine Learning and Statistical Analysis in a variety of settings including Direct Marketing, Consumer and Market Research, Targeted Advertising, Text Mining, and Financial Engineering. His background includes stints with an investment management company, internet startups, and financial services.